Sometimes dead is better. Not here. Good movie, better book. Remake 2019! King is superb.
Just didn't live up to the book. Might have been better if I hadn't read it first...
over 4 years
Dated, but still creepy and unsettling tale of giref.
Not perfect, but I love it just the same. I can watch it over and over, however campy.
over 5 years
I felt like most of the movie revolved around him being scared of Church. Disappointed.
Pet Sematary (sometimes referred to as Stephen King's Pet Sematary) is a 1989 horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Mary Lambert and written by King, the film features Dale Midkiff as Louis Creed, Denise Crosby as Rachel Creed, Blaze Berdahl as Ellie Creed, Miko Hughes as Gage Creed, and Fred Gwynne as Jud Crandall. Andrew Hubatsek was cast for Zelda's role.
A sequel, Pet Sematary Two, was released which was met with less financial and critical success.
The Creed family moves into a new home, close to a road where high-speed truckers often carelessly drive by. They befriend their neighbor, Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne), who tells them about a pet cemetery and the burial grounds nearby. Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff), working at the University of Maine at Orono hospital, is treating a car accident victim named Victor Pascow (Brad Greenquist), who dies on the operating table, but not before suddenly grabbing Louis and whispering a mysterious and cryptic...